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Elite universities loathe us

Our centres of higher learning can’t stand mainstream Australian values

2 December 2023

9:00 AM

2 December 2023

9:00 AM

The Australian Centre at the University of Melbourne identifies its purpose as considering how Australia’s founding as a settler colony informs our capacity to engage with the central challenges of our time.

The opening salvo of the Centre’s November conference declared, ‘Global failure to understand and engage with the colonial roots of the impending climate catastrophe both constrains our collective capacities to untangle this wicked problem and simultaneously works to secure settler futurity and white supremacy.

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Brianna McKee is a Research Fellow and National Manager for Generation Liberty at the Institute of Public Affairs.

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